Student Life Newsletter
Every week the Students’ Union will write to you to keep you updated on all things Student Life. Follow us on social media @BlackpoolSU and check out our website for more updates and opportunities.
October is Black History Month in the UK. Celebrate the achievements of Black individuals and deepen your understanding of racial equity and justice. Join us in Bispham Student Life for the following live streams -
Monday 9th October – 10:00-10:45
Denise Nurse, Entrepreneur, Solicitor & Presenter. Come along and join us to find out why she advocates for diversity and inclusion, her life experiences and exciting career!
Monday 9th October – 14:00-14:45
In this broadcast you can hear from Brandie Deignan, who’s had a diverse career spanning various industries, she embodies the power of transferable skills and job versatility.
Friday 13th October – 10:00-10:45
Join us and Karen Blackett OBE for a broadcast about her insightful perspectives on the Windrush generation and its enduring impact. She brings a unique and empathetic lens to discussions surrounding the 75th anniversary of this pivotal event.
You can see the full Black History Month events schedule here
Hello Yellow for World Mental Health Day:
10th October is World Mental Health Day. Across the week we are visiting all campuses to provide you information and resources to keep your mind healthy. Will you wear something yellow to show young people that you’re with them? If you don’t have anything yellow, don’t worry – come see us and collect your free yellow ribbon. #HelloYellow #AreYouIn?
Monday 9th – 11:30-14:00 – Fleetwood
Tuesday 10th – 11:30-14:00 – Bispham
Wednesday 11th – 11:30-14:00 – Gateway
Thursday 12th – 11:30-14:00 – UC
Friday 13th - 11:30-14:00 – Seasiders
Enrichment is about helping you develop the skills and qualities you’re going to need for the future and your dream career. We have a range of enrichment activities that you can get involved in, from online to in person, and something to suit everyone. Click here to join the team channel to find out what is going on and how to get involved.
HAVE YOUR SAY - TRAVEL
We would be extremely grateful if you could spare a few minutes to complete the travel survey for B&FC. Your responses will support with our travel plan and ensuring we have the right facilities for our students across B&FC Campuses. You can complete this here
FREE VOTER ID CARD
Citizen Cards are valid Photo ID in UK elections and are also proof of age. As we are a member of National Union of Students (NUS), we've been able to team up with CitizenCard so you can get a FREE Voter ID (usually £15).
Get your ID here or use code 'NUS' at checkout